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HISTORY OF PERSIA

expedition of Julian, 451-45? 5 Armenia
and Iberia, 458-459 ; death of Shapur,
460-461 ; Ardeshir II,, 462 ; partition
of Armenia, 463 ; Yezdigird and his
attitude towards the Christians, 464-
466 ; campaign against Rome, 466-468 ;
coming of the White Huns, 468-469 ;
Bahram Gur's campaign, against, 469-
470 ; Yezdigird II., 471 ; Firuz and
his campaign against the White Huns,
472-4745 Christian controversies in
Persia, 474-476 ; accession of Kobad,
477 ; first war with Rome, 478-479 5
final campaign against White Huns,
479 et seq.; second war with Rome,
480-483 j China and Persia, 483-485 5
Noshirwan, 486 et seq.; peace with
Rome, 487 ; capture of Antioch, 488-
489 ; campaigns in Lazica, 489-491 ;
second peace with Rome, 491-492;
Arabian campaign, 493-494; third war
with Rome, 494-495 ; Christians under
Noshirwan, 495-496 ; character and
deeds of Noshirwan, 496-498 ; Buzurg-
mihr, 498-499 ; organization, language,
and architecture under the Sasanian
Dynasty, 500-515 ; Hormiadas IV. con-
tinues Roman War, 516-517 5 accession
and career of Khusru Parviz, 518 et seq. 5
battle of Zu-Kar, 521-522 ; fall of
Chalcedon, 523 ; campaigns of Heraclius,
524 ; siege of Constantinople, 525-526 ;
death and character of Khusru Parviz,
526-528 j Kobad II., 529 j usurpation
of Shahr-Baraz, 530 ; Khalid's cam-
paign, 531-533 ; campaigns of Mot-
hanna, 533-535 5 battle of Cadesia, 536-
538 ; capture of Madam, 538-539 ;
battle of Jalola, 539-540 ; capture of
Shuster, 541-542 ; battle of Nahavand,
542-543 j death of Yezdigird, III., 544
Persia, History of, vol. ii.; career of Mo-
hamed at Mecca, 1-12; importance of
Mecca, 2-3 ; the Kaaba, 4; ancestors
of Mohamed, 4-6 ; political situation in
Arabia before and alter the birth of the
Prophet, 6-8 ; childhood and early man-
hood of Mohamed, 8-10 5 assumption
of prophetical office, n ; the Hijra, 13-
14 ; battle of Badr, 15-16 ; battle of
Ohod, 16-17 ; battle of Muta, 18-19 ;
capture of Mecca, 19; death and
character of Mohamed, 20-22; the
Koran, 22-24 5 period of the Caliphate,
25-26 ; Abu Bekr and the rebellions,
27-28 $ accession of Omar, 29 ; assassina-
tion of Omar, 30-31 ; accession of
Othman, 31; campaigns in Persia, 32 ;
AU elected Caliph, 33; Battle of the
Camel, 34; the Kharijites, 35-36 5 last
ysara of Ali, 36-37 ; review of Persia's
position, 37-38 ; accession and abdica-

tion of Hasan, 39-40; Husayn and
Kufa, 40-42 ; battle of Kerbela, 42-43 ;
Shiism, 43-46 ; Omayyad Dynasty, 47
et seq.; reign of Wei id, 52-54; cam-
paigns of Yezid, 54 ; reign of Yezid II.,
55 5 caliphate of Hisham, 56 ; rebellion
of Ibn Muavia, 57 5 Abu Muslim raises
the Black Standard, 57-59 ; battle of
the Great Zab, 59 5 end of Moslem
unity, 61 5 reign of Abtil Abbas, 62-63 J
execution of Abu Muslim, 63-64; re-
bellions in Persia, 64-65; reign of
Mehdi, 66-67 ; Haroun-al-Rashid, 68
et seq.; Amin and Mamun, 71-755
Moslem exploration and geography, 75- '
77 ; revolt of the Jatt, 79 ; death of
Motasim, 80 ; decay of the Caliphate,
82 et seq. ; Tahin Dynasty, 83 ; Saffar
Dynasty, 84 et seq.; Yakub bin Lais,
85-86; Samanid Dynasty, 87 et seq.;
Daylamite Dynasty, 93-95 ; Dynasty of
Ghazna, 95-97; coming of the Seljuk
Turks, 98 etseq.; Toghril Beg's career,
100-102; AlpArslan, 102-104; Malik
Shah, 104-108 j Fatimid Dynasty, 108 ;
Hasan Sabbnh, 109-111; origin of
Crusades, 113-115 ; early crusades, 115-
117 ; Sultan Sanjar, 118 ; the Assassins,
119-120 ; Ghorid Dynasty, 120-121 ;
Kara Khitai Dynasty, 121 et wq. 5
Ghuzz Tribes, 122-1245 ^eat^ and
character of Sultan Sanjar, 124-125 ;
Khwarazm Dynasty, 126-127; the
Atabegs, 127-129; Persian literature
before the Mongol invasion, 130-143 j
Mongol invasion, 144 et stq.; career
and campaigns of Chengiz Khan, 147
et seq,; division of the Mongol empire,
162-163 ; Jalal-u-Din's campaign in
India, 164 ; battle of Isfahan, 165-166 ;
Christian missions to the Mongols, 168-
170; Hulagu Khan, 170 et sea.; sack
of Baghdad, 173-175; heathen II-
Khans of Persia, 177 et seq.; Abaga
Khan, 177 ; Borak's invasion of
Khorasan, 178-179; battle of Abulis-
tin, 179-1805 Marco Polo's journeys,
181-184; reign of Arghun, 185-1865
reign of Ohazan Khan, 188 et seq.;
Uljaitu, 192-193; Abu Said, 193-1945
the MuzaffaridB, 195 ; reign, career, and
campaigns of Tamerlane, 196-215 ;
Timurid Dynasty, 216 et seq.; Black
Sheep Dynasty, 220; White Sheep
Dynasty, 220-221 ; Uzun Hasan and
Venice, 221-2*2; Baber, 223; litera-
ture and architecture under the Mongols,
225-239 ; rise of the Safavi Dynasty,
240 et seq. j Ismail, founder of Safavi
Dynasty, 241 et seq< 5 defeat of Baber
by the Uzbegs, 243-244.; Selim the
Grim, 244-246; reign of Tahmasp,